ea0012p41 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFE2006
, Lumbers T
, Winocour PH
A 19 year old Caucasian male presented with nausea and malaise. In the past medical history he had been obese since childhood with hyperphagia and abnormal food seeking behaviour. His father was obese and had type I diabetes mellitus. His mother was also obese and had impaired glucose tolerance.On examination he was morbidly obese (body mass index 46.9 Kg/M2) and had axillary acanthosis nigracans. He had clinical features of hypovolaemic shock...